What's going on with my seabrights

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Pekin747, Jun 24, 2019.

  1. Pekin747

    Pekin747 Songster

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    So i bought a pair of seabrights every thing was fine til my hen started eating the neck feathers of my rooster long story short I separated them til he recovered fully which he did then I reintroduced them after 3 weeks of being apart to wake up the next morning to his tail feathers and neck feather out
    I then decided I'd get one of my more experienced roosters and cross breed her to see if I could get any gold laced birds which i did i got some very odd but nice coloured chicks but she never touched his feathers
    I'd love to breed the seabrights together for show chicks as the hen has a perfect body shape and lacing and is very tame and the rooster has an incredibly good comb aswell as body shape but now the second time his neck feathers r growing back in they are growing crocked 20190624_090600.jpg this didntthis didn't happen last time and I'm wondering if Its.to late to save his neck feathers now or is there anything I can do to help him
    And also to make my hen stop pulling his feathers
    Cheers pekin
     
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  2. Cyprus

    Cyprus Master of the 'never give up' attitude

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    You can use pinless peepers on the hen and artificially inseminate her.
    Not sure what to do about the neck feathers.
     
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  3. Pekin747

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    Where do I got thos?
     
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    Cyprus Master of the 'never give up' attitude

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    Amazon.
     
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    Ok I'll look into it cheers
     
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